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A novel that explores love and lies amidst the tropical beauty and exuberance of Samoa.

A novel that explores love and lies amidst the tropical beauty and exuberance of Samoa.

Elena catches a glimpse of her friend Jeanie Roper in a New Zealand art gallery. It is twenty-three years since Jeanie suddenly disappeared. They had been close when Jeanie lived in Samoa with her bullying husband and gentle father. But why is Jeanie hiding her identity? Elena is intrigued to discover Jeanie has a daughter who is unaware of her Samoan ancestry. There are family secrets here - possibly dangerous ones - that Elena is determined to uncover.

Inheritance is a novel of contrasts: the tropical beauty and exuberance of Samoa in the 1960s; and the dark violence that arises from the conflict between truthfulness and love.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781869793074

    March 5, 2010

    RHNZ Black Swan

    320 pages

    RRP $30.00

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  • EBook

    9781869793111

    May 1, 2010

    RHNZ Adult ebooks

    320 pages

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